Summer vacation is here again and you are eager to get away from it all and spend some quality time alone with your partner. If you are like most couples, you're probably spending less time together than you want, and your romantic life suffers. Between chores and commitments, work and the gym, it's miraculous that you two even share a meal together!
When coupling up, most people think to talk about their feelings and priorities when it comes to topics such as having children or religion. Unfortunately, all too many committed couples neglect to talk frankly about money. If you and your significant other are not on the same page – financially speaking – there may be an open invitation for an argument with your names right on it. Disputes over money consistently rank among the top reasons why couples disagree, despair and in some cases, ultimately divorce.
What can you can do to prevent such problems? Personal finance experts Manisha Thakor, MBA, CFA and Sharon Kedar, MBA, CFA, co-authors of the new book – ON MY OWN TWO FEET: A Modern Girl's Guide to Personal Finance...
I've always dreamed big from the time I was a little girl. I was born with Er'bes Pulsey. Basically, when I was born I had really broad shoulders and the doctor pulled too hard on my right arm. He damaged some nerves in my right arm and I don't have any feeling on the outside of my right arm. No one ever knows because it's not a noticeable disability. But rather then focusing on it's limitations, I'd rather foucus on the benefits. Picture this...a small child goes on a regular yearly check and need a shot. Me? Got the shot in my right arm and never felt a thing!
With escalating divorce rates and single parent households, employers understandably want to ensure new hires have the professional and personal capacity to "get the job done." But, in an employer's quest to "weed out" those who don't fit the bill, professionals (especially women) are often subjected to interview questions that are beyond inappropriate – they're downright illegal.